7/17/2002 - Fujitsu Transaction Solutions Inc. announced today that its Series 8000™ Web-enabled automated-teller machines (ATMs) have been certified to operate on Elan Financial Services’ electronic-funds transfer (EFT) network. Elan Financial Services is part of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB) and operates more than 6,000 ATMs nationwide.
“This certification means Fujitsu’s ATMs are ready to work for any financial institution whose ATMs are driven by Elan Financial Services, giving their customers the ability to go beyond traditional cash withdrawals and purchase phone cards, stamps, movie tickets and more,” said Neill Collins, Fujitsu’s vice president of financial systems. “This is a big step in providing Fujitsu’s Series 8000 ATMs to EFT networks nationwide.”
In order to achieve certification, Elan Financial Services tested Fujitsu’s Model 8040 through-the-wall, Web-enabled ATM to ensure successful core cash-transaction functionality and recovery from problems such as power failure.
“The innovative design and advanced features of Fujitsu’s ATMs significantly increase the ATMs’ value for owners and enhance the customer’s experience,” said Joe Posey, senior vice president and business line manager of Elan Financial Services.
Fujitsu’s Series 8000 ATMs are designed to operate off-premise, in the lobby, through the wall and in drive-up environments. The ATMs offer banks, credit unions and other financial service providers next-generation features, including:
About Elan Financial Services
Elan Financial Services supports more than 6,000 ATMs and 12 million cards for 3,000 financial institutions with a complete range of products and services including credit card issuing, ATM, debit card and merchant processing. Elan provides full-service support and management tools that are offered uniquely through a single source. Elan is part of Minneapolis-based U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB). With assets in excess of $165 billion, U.S. Bancorp is the eighth largest financial services holding company in the United States and operates the third largest bank-owned ATM network. Web site: www.usbank.com
About Fujitsu Transaction Solutions Inc.
Fujitsu Transaction Solutions Inc., based in Dallas, is the “lifecycle solutions” provider of hardware, software and IT infrastructure management services to retailers and financial institutions. The wholly owned subsidiary of Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702) helps customers drive costs out of store operations by optimizing how technology assets are managed, from evaluation and acquisition to integration, implementation, service and support. Fujitsu provides, point-of-sale (POS) hardware and software, handheld devices, Web-enabled automated-teller machines (ATMs) and services. Formed in 1992, the company has 1,000 employees and 25 offices in the U.S., Canada and the Caribbean. It serves customers such as Allfirst Financial, Albertson’s, Nordstrom, Staples and The TJX Companies, among others.
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